Lying majestically 62 KMs away from the city of Cochin in South Kerala; three districts border Alleppey - Ernakulam, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta.
Alleppey enjoys a moderate climate with an approximate annual rainfall of 229 cm. The perfect time to visit this stunning city is from August to March.
Rightly called the Venice of the East, Alleppey is famous for its amazing intertwining waterways. Alleppey marks it name for quite a bit of reasons; other than Holland, this is the only place in the world where Paddy is cultivated below the sea level. Alleppey tourism strives to take monsoon tourism to newer heights with innovative tour packages. In the recent past Alleppey has emerged as one of the most sought after tourist places in Kerala.
Here are a few tourist places in Alleppey.
Built in the 18 century by the ruler of Travancore kingdom, the palace is known as a South Indian architectural marvel. Now the palace has been preserved as an archaeological museum displaying various kinds of antique sculptures, paintings and other items of historical importance.
The beach is an excellent place where domestic and foreign travelers can enjoy their leisure time. An old pier with a history of 137 years, this is an excellent remnant of the glorious past of Alleppey. During its grand old days, this city has served as a strategically important port of Kerala. The garden and the historical lighthouse here enhance the beauty of this tantalizing beach.
Spreading over 75 KMs, Kuttanad is known as the rice bowl of Kerala. Enjoying the beauty of backwaters on a houseboat that is equipped with all the luxurious facilities is one of the best pastimes you can indulge in Kuttanad.
An island located in Vembanad Lake, Pathiramanal is a delight for ornithologists. This is a safe haven for migratory birds coming from different parts of the world. The island can be reached by hiring a speed boat while enjoying the scenic beauty of this stunning place.
Kerala has a rich culture of being a Buddhist center in the past and the bits and pieces of it still are scattered right through the state. The 10th century black granite statue of Lord Buddha at Karumadi village attracts thousands of visitors every year.
Exploring the backwaters of Kerala in a traditional houseboat is a wonderful memory to take back home. A wide range of houseboats operate in Alleppey providing enough choice to select one that fits your criteria adequately. Houseboats travel slowly, covering just about 40 km in a day giving you enough time to savor the enchanting beauty of the place. Hiring a houseboat of your choice to reach different Alleppey tourist places through waterways is surely worth your time and money. You also have an option to choose sunset cruise or overnight trips. Other Alleppey tourist attractions include places such as, Mannarasala, Mararikkulam and Punnapra.
With years of experience of providing tour packages from Alleppey, we understand the choices and preferences of both international and domestic travelers. This has helped us become one of the most preferred tour operators in Alleppey. We also have a wide plethora of different Alleppey tour packages befitting your specific needs and requirements.